The vast majority of internally displaced persons from Donbas in Ukraine are almost on the poverty line, said Director General of the international organization for migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing.
"Only about 43% of internally displaced persons receive regular income from wages, and another 18% have part-time employment. Most IDPs now depend on social benefits, the prices for rent are high. The vast majority of internally displaced families in Ukraine live in 1, 4 thousand Hryvnia (about 54 dollars) per person per month, which is close to the poverty line "the square root of said Swing in the interview to the edition" Apostrophe ".
According to Swing, IOM Since the beginning of the confrontation in the Donbass helped over 110 thousands of internally displaced persons Noted that "resolution of the issue With payments to internally displaced persons," is one of the conditions from the EU to Ukraine for the allocation of 600 million euros during the 2nd tranche of macro-financial assistance program. From mid-April 2014 Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of homes of residents and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 9, 5 thousand People, more than 22 thousand were damaged health.